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File #: 21-276    Version: 1
Type: Informational Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/21/2021 Final action:
Title: Work Session on Solid Waste Management. Ward(s): All Wards Councilor(s): All Councilors Neighborhood(s): All Neighborhoods Result Area(s): Good Governance; Natural Environment Stewardship; Safe Community; Safe, Reliable and Efficient Infrastructure; Strong and Diverse Economy; Welcoming and Livable Community.
Attachments: 1. 2019 DEQ Material Recovery and Waste Generation Summary / Letter, 2. Recycle Right Mixed Recycling Guide, 3. Curbside Recycling Poster, 4. Current Solid Waste Rates - Resolution 2019-82 Exhibit B, 5. Written Testimony
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TO:                      Mayor and City Council   

THROUGH:                      Steve Powers, City Manager   

FROM:                      Robert Barron, Chief Financial Officer  

                                          

SUBJECT:

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Work Session on Solid Waste Management.    

 

Ward(s): All Wards    

Councilor(s): All Councilors    

Neighborhood(s):  All Neighborhoods    

Result Area(s): Good Governance; Natural Environment Stewardship; Safe Community; Safe, Reliable and Efficient Infrastructure; Strong and Diverse Economy; Welcoming and Livable Community.  

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ISSUE:

 

Work Session on Solid Waste Management in the City of Salem.     

 

 

RECOMMENDATION:

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Information Only    

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SUMMARY:

 

At the request of City Council, staff is holding a work session on solid waste management services provided in Salem. The work session is an opportunity for Councilors to learn about the City’s solid waste system prior to the rate setting session that will be held this fall.     

 

 

FACTS AND FINDINGS:

 

The 2019 Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Material Recovery and Waste Generation Summary for the Marion County wasteshed, Recycle Right mixed recycling guide, Curbside Recycling poster, and a list of current solid waste rates in Salem are provided in advance of the Work Session for reference.  

 

BACKGROUND:

 

In December 2018, Salem City Council held a joint work session with Marion County to discuss the solid waste management system in the City and Salem and Marion County. The staff report and video recording of the meeting can be found on the City’s website at  <https://salem.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx>     

                     Ryan Zink     

                     Franchise Administrator    

 

Attachments:

1. 2019 DEQ Material Recovery and Waste Generation Summary / Letter

2. Recycle Right Mixed Recycling Guide

3. Curbside Recycling Poster

4. Current Solid Waste Rates - Resolution 2019-82 Exhibit B